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IOC member says 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponedSubmitted: 03/23/2020
IOC member says 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed
Andrew Goldstein
Andrew Goldstein
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agoldstein@wjfw.com

- The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will be postponed, according to prominent International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.

Pound told USA Today Sports that the games will likely be held in 2021 instead, with details to be worked out over the next four weeks.

"On the basis of the information the IOC has, postponement has been decided," Pound told USA Today. "The parameters going forward have not been determined, but the Games are not going to start on July 24, that much I know."

Canada announced they would not send athletes to the games unless they were postponed. Other countries stopped short of that step, but urged the IOC to postpone the games.




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